16 October 2014

Support students in FAMILeY award

      Three HYMS students who have entered the FAMILeY Award this year will give their presentations in the Allam Lecture Theatre, University of Hull, on Monday 3 November from 7pm onwards.

      Katherine Cunningham, Nickki Pressler and Anna McLoughlin will all give their presentations in the field of female healthcare.

      Katherine will talk about "Placental Attachment Disorder: Can the bond between mother and child be too strong?", Nickki will talk about "Bacterial vaginosis - the big review" and Anna will discuss "a post-fertilisation pill: the next frontier of contraception or an ethical minefield?" 

      The Charity FAMILeY (Female and Maternity Issues Locally in East Yorkshire) promotes all aspects of female health in the region.

      Steve Killick, who retired from HYMS as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, was integral in setting up the charity. It now funds a yearly competitive award to encourage medical students to develop a research interest in female health. 

      After the finalists have presented their work, the research projects will be assessed by a panel including consultants, academics and lay people, and a winner will be chosen. 

      The event is free. If you'd like to come along please turn up at the door.